Maine Revised Statutes

§7007. Penalty for being on track or bridge or entering track with team or vehicle

1. Walking or standing on track or bridge.  A person may not, without right, stand or walk on a railroad track or railroad bridge or pass over a railroad bridge except by railroad conveyance.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. L, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
2. Entering track.  A person may not, without right, enter upon a railroad track with a team or a vehicle however propelled or drive any team or propel a vehicle upon a railroad track.
[ 2003, c. 452, Pt. L, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF) .]
3. Penalties.  The following penalties apply to violations of this section.
A. A person who violates subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $50 and not more than $100 may be adjudged. [2015, c. 204, §1 (AMD).]
B. A person who violates subsection 1 after having previously violated subsection 1 commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $250 and not more than $500 may be adjudged. [2015, c. 204, §1 (AMD).]
C. A person who violates subsection 1 after having previously violated subsection 1 2 times commits a civil violation for which a fine of not less than $750 and not more than $1,000 may be adjudged. [2015, c. 204, §1 (AMD).]
C-1. A person who violates subsection 1 after having previously violated subsection 1 3 or more times commits a Class E crime. [2015, c. 204, §1 (NEW).]
D. A person who violates subsection 2 commits a Class E crime. Violation of subsection 2 is a strict liability crime as defined in Title 17-A, section 34, subsection 4-A. [2003, c. 452, Pt. L, §12 (NEW); 2003, c. 452, Pt. X, §2 (AFF).]
[ 2015, c. 204, §1 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 141, §A4 (NEW). 1991, c. 797, §8 (AMD). 1999, c. 318, §1 (AMD). 2003, c. 452, §X2 (AFF). 2003, c. 452, §L12 (RPR). 2015, c. 204, §1 (AMD).